Loudoun Supervisors Proclaim October 27, 2018, as Military Appreciation Day
The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors has proclaimed Saturday, October 27, 2018, as Military Appreciation Day in Loudoun County. The proclamation also draws attention to the upcoming “Loudoun Salute to Military Veterans and Families” Saturday, October 27, at Stone Bridge High School, 43100 Hay Road in Ashburn, from 10:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Members of the Board of Supervisors have been invited to participate in the salute. In addition to guest speakers and entertainment, the event will feature representatives of veteran service organizations. From 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., a computer team will be available onsite to help veterans sign up or check on the status of their benefits with the Veterans Administration. In addition, volunteers will be on hand to help veterans initiate new claims. The event is free and the public is encouraged to attend.
The Board’s proclamation, which is online here, also honors and thanks the veterans of Loudoun County for their “courage, resolve and selfless service.”
Loudoun County has a full-time Veterans Coordinator, who coordinates a one-stop information, outreach and referral hub for veterans, and works to establish a collaborative network of partners who serve veterans in the county. More information is online at www.loudoun.gov/veterans.